Our Medical Engineering & Physics MSc is an award-winning programme taught by leading scientists and academics who have played a central role in the evolution of medical physics, medical engineering and clinical sciences. The course will give you a sound knowledge of physical and engineering science as it applies to medicine.
Award-winning students and programme (more than 10 awards).
High-quality teaching using traditional and modern methods.
Our course is ideal if you are a graduate of the physical and engineering sciences who wants to gain a broad view of the field and to specialise in medical physics/engineering. We will integrate training schemes into this course, meaning you may register as a clinical scientist.
2013 - UK Mercia Award for Medical Engineering (MSc student Megan Duffy)
2010- UK Mercia Award for Medical Engineering (MSc MEP student Jonathan Noble)
2009 - King's Teaching Excellence Award (Dr S Tabakov, MSc MEP Director)
2009 - Poster Award at SPIE Conference, USA (MSc MEP student Ferihan Ertan)
Course format and assessment
You will receive approximately 400 contact hours, which includes lectures, seminars, tutorials and feedback with our expert staff. We will expect you to undertake approximately 800 hours of self-study.
Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work
You will be assessed through a combination of coursework and exams.
The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.
Accredited by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) subject to the combination of module choices.
The majority of our students are employed during the first year of graduation. More than 70 per cent continue to work in healthcare and some are already established as leading specialists. The majority have been employed in the NHS; some have also been employed in leading academic institutions and industry.